RIG Arts today announced a new job opportunity for their EVOLVE project, an Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence position is intended to support the selected artist to explore narratives, histories or lived experiences of Black Communities and/or Communities of Colour in Seedhill, Paisley and offers a new way for the EVOLVE project to meet with a wide range of communities and individuals. 

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“We’re really excited to be offering this opportunity which will not only create a new job but provide a new and meaningful way for the EVOLVE project to engage with the communities of Seedhill,” says Rebecca Livesey-Wright, Project Coordinator at RIG Arts. “We’ve already made wonderful connections with so many people and are looking forward to building more relationships.” 

Features and benefits of the job include. 

  • Fantastic rate of pay in-line with Scottish Artist Union rates of pay 2021-22 ● A part-time, 6 month contract 
  • Working on a innovative project which is part of a Scotland-wide network 

Applications for the Artist in Residence position will close on 16th May, 5pm to start w/c 13th June. For more information on the position, visit www.bit.ly/EVOLVEJob 

About RIG Arts: RIG Arts is a multi-award winning socially engaged charity that brings artists and the community together in a collaborative, creative way using art & film. The charity is based in Inverclyde and operates throughout the West of Scotland. 

About EVOLVE: EVOLVE is a 2 year project delivered in partnership with One Ren and Williamsburgh Housing Association, funded by Creative Scotland and part of the Culture Collective.


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